Jason Tandon

New Issue of Beloit Poetry Journal

The winter issue (2015/2016) of Beloit Poetry Journal is out with work by Jennifer Atkinson, Michael Bazzett, Bruce Bond, Andrew Brenza, Jari Chevalier, Nicelle Davis, Chris Haven, Ann Keniston, Patrick Kindig, Éireann Lorsung, John C. Morrison, Miller Oberman, Richardo Pau-Llosa, Jeffrey Schwaner, Melissa Stein, Jason Tandon, Alexandra Teague, Robert Thomas, and Mark Wagenaar.

My thanks to the editors for including my poem “Discipline.” To read a sample, click the cover above!

New Issue of Salamander

The new issue of Salamander (#41) is out with work by Gail Mazur, Martha Collins, Wyn Cooper, Carrie Bennett, Chard deNiord, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Jehanne Dubrow, Jessica Greenbaum, Mary LaChapelle, Nicholas Mainieri, Dawn Potter, Gabriel Levin, David Wagoner, and many other fine writers.

My thanks to the editors for including my poem, “At the Orchard.”

New Review: Book of Hours

My review of Kevin Young’s Book of Hours, which recently won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, is up at the Harvard Review Online.

New Issue of Water~Stone Review

The new issue of Water~Stone Review offers a wonderful selection of poems, fiction, non-fiction, and photography, including work by Ray Gonzalez, Dore Kiesselbach, Alison Pelegrin, Paisley Rekdal, Mary Capello, Adam Clay, Todd Davis, and an interview with Jamaal May.

My thanks to the editors for including my poem, “The Reminder.”

New Issue of Spillway

The new issue of Spillway (#23) is out with work by Norman Dubie, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Gaylord Brewer, Barbara Crooker, Rebecca Faust, David Kirby, Rusty Morrison, Chad Parmenter, Hilary Sideris, Martha Silano, David St. John, Jennifer K. Sweeney, G.C. Waldrep, Andrea Hollander, Melissa Stein, and many, many others.

My thanks to the editors for including my poem, “Self-Portrait: The Poet at Nine.”

Upcoming Reading: Portsmouth Poetry Hoot

I am excited to open this year’s season of the Portsmouth Poetry Hoot with former Maine Poet Laureate Betsy Sholl. The reading will take place on Wednesday, September 2nd at 7PM. Click the image above for more details, and please join us!

Betsy Sholl’s eighth collection of poetry is Otherwise Unseeable (University of Wisconsin, 2014). Other books include The Red Line, which won the AWP Prize for Poetry and Don’t Explain, which won the Felix Pollak Prize. She served as Poet Laureate of Maine from 2006 to 2011. Her work has been included in many anthologies, including Best American Poetry, 2009, and Best Spiritual Writing, 2012. She teaches in the MFA in Writing Program of Vermont College of Fine Arts.


New Issue of SRPR


The new issue of SRPR (Spoon River Poetry Review) is out now, featuring cover art by Carol Emmons, from her mixed-media installation, “Surveying Desire XIII: Observatory;” poems by Katie Ford, Francine J. Harris, Kiki Petrosino, Doug Ramspeck, Susan Terris, Sarah Vap, G. C. Waldrep, and Sam Witt among others; and finally, Aracelis Girmay’s review essay of Eduardo C. Corral’s Slow Lightning: Poems, Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: An American Lyric, and Jean Valentine’s Break the Glass.

My thanks to the editors for including my poem, “What Jack Next Door Remembers about Vietnam.”


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